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# Reasoning: Puzzles for SBI CLERK PRE/MAINS & Other Banks Exams

Directions (Q. 1-5) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

M, N, O, P, Q, R, S and T are eight friends sitting around a circular table. Six of them are facing the centre. All of them have a different hobbies viz— Dancing, Singing, Cooking, Story Writing, Watching Movie, Jogging, Playing cricket and Reading Novel, but not necessarily in the same order.

O is an immediate neighbour of P. The person who is opposite N is facing outside and N is the immediate neighbour of the person his hobby is Story Writing. T sits third to the right of Q and his hobby is Playing cricket. M and T are not the neighbours of the person whom hobby is Jogging. R’s hobby is not cooking or Story Writing. The person whom hobby is Reading Novel is sitting opposite Q. The one whom hobby is Story Writing, sits immediate right of N. P and S are immediate neighbours of N, whom hobby is Watching Movie. S sits third to the right of M and his hobby is Dancing. P sits third to the left of M.

1. Whom hobby is jogging ?

1) M

2) Q

3) O

4) N

5) None of these

2. How many persons sit between O and the person his hobby is Singing, when counted in clock wise direction, starting from O ?

1) None

2) One

3) Two

4) Three

5) None of these

3. The person who is sitting second to the right of N, what is his hobby ?

2) Singing

3) Cooking

4) Dancing

5) None of these

4. What is the position of Q with respect to P ?

1) Third to the left

2) Second to the right

3) Immediate right

4) Third to the right

5) None of these

5. Which of the following statements is true ?

1) Q’s hobby is Singing

2) P sits immediate left of N.

3) N sits second to the left of Q.

4) T’s hobby is Cooking.

5) None of these

Directions (Q. 6-10) : Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

Seven Indian sports person Leander Paes, Saina Nehwal, Anirban Lahiri, Dutee Chand, Jwala Gutta, Abhinav Bindra and Heena Sindhu is going to participate in Rio Olympic 2016. They are sitting in a areoplane to go to Brajil in a row and facing north. All of them belongs to different sports viz— Tennis, Badminton, Athletics, Shooting, Hockey, Wrestling and Archery, but not necessarily in the same order.

Saina Nehwal sits fourth to the left of the person who belongs to wrestling. Only one person sits between Saina Nehwal and Heena Sidhu. Heena Sidhu belongs to Athletics. Either Saina Nehwal or the one who belongs to Wrestling sits at the extreme ends of the row. The person who belongs to Tennis sits third to the right of Dutee Chand, who is not an immediate neighbour of Heena Sidhu. Only one person sits between Jwala Gutta and the one who belongs to Badminton. Leander Paes and Anirban Lahiri are immediate neighbours. Leander Paes does not belong to Wrestling. The one who belongs to Hockey sits third to the right of the one who belongs to Archery.

6. Who among the following belongs to Shooting ?

1) Abhinav Bindra

2) Dutee Chand

3) Jwala Guttu

4) Leander Paes

5) None of these

7. Who among the following sits at the extreme right end of the row ?

1) Anirban Lahiri

2) Leander Paes

3) Abhinav Bindra

4) Saina Nehwal

5) None of these

8. Which of the following sports does Leander Paes belong ?

1) Wrestling

2) Tennis

3) Hockey

4) Can’t be determined

5) None of these

9. Which of the following combinations is true ?

1) Anirban Lahiri – Athletes

2) Jwala Gutta – Tennis

3) Abhinav Bindra – Shooting

4) All are true

5) None is true.

10. How many persons are there between Heena Sidhu and Dutee Chand ?

1) None

2) One

3) Two

4) Three

5) None of these